[Its.an.education.project] An OLPC Development Model

Jim Gettys jg at laptop.org
Wed May 7 13:33:09 EDT 2008

On Wed, 2008-05-07 at 09:17 -0400, Greg DeKoenigsberg wrote:
> On Tue, 6 May 2008, david at lang.hm wrote:
> > ubuntu takes packages maintaned externally and picks what version of each of 
> > those packages to put in the main distro. the versions of these seperate 
> > packages are almost entirely independant of each other. they then do a lot of 
> > testing and some development of adminitrative tools and ship the result.
> >
> > unfortunantly much of the OLPC development has seemed to be against the idea 
> > of having external software run unmodified on sugar, and the resulting work 
> > to get anything running will hurt this model.


We must fix this....  Help greatfully appreciated.  It isn't very much
work to get there from here.
                       - Jim

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